The team’s third-round pick (No. 25 overall) in the 2014 NWSL College Draft, Menges joins Thorns FC for her rookie season in 2014.
2015: Started and played in 17 of Portland’s 20 matches ... Made 25 consecutive starts spanning from July 13, 2014-Aug. 12, 2015 ... Surpassed 3,000 career minutes played for Portland against Seattle on July 22 ... Played in her 40th game for Thorns FC on the road against FC Kansas City on Aug. 12 ... Had a stretch of 1,223 consecutive minutes without committing a foul, dating back to July 20, 2014 through the second half of Portland’s match against Houston on June 6, 2015.
2014: Appeared in 23 regular-season matches during her rookie campaign (22 starts) ... Made her Thorns FC and professional debut April 12, helping the team record a shutout in a 1-0 road win at Houston.
INTERNATIONAL: Called into camp with the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team from Dec. 14-21, 2013.
COLLEGE: Concluded her career at Georgetown University as one of the most decorated players in program history earning NSCAA First Team All-American honors as a senior in 2013. The Garden City, N.Y., native was a three-time All-BIG EAST selection and helped captain the Hoyas’ defense to 23 shutouts over her final two seasons, including a school-record 13 clean sheets as a junior in 2012. Over the course of her four-year career, Menges appeared in 84 games (83 starts), scored two goals and helped the Georgetown defense post 40 shutouts. A MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist in 2012 and 2013.